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Chemists Concerned About How Their Field is Viewed

Posted on December 13th, 2017 by

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Chemistry and its importance in everyday life is often underrated at best, and wildly misunderstood at worst. The stock image of scientists in white lab coats holding beakers of toxic chemicals has been hard to shake Continue reading “Chemists Concerned About How Their Field is Viewed” »

Being Tech Savvy is ‘Crucial’ to Advancement in STEM careers

Posted on October 30th, 2017 by

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A survey of chemistry professionals finds familiarity with machine learning and data analysis tools among needed skills for future chemists, while collaborative technology is crucial in supporting innovation Continue reading “Being Tech Savvy is ‘Crucial’ to Advancement in STEM careers” »

Chemists: Unsung Innovators

Posted on October 25th, 2017 by

In many people’s minds, the classic image of the chemist is still someone in a lab coat standing over a burner, while chemistry itself tends to evoke thoughts of equations on chalkboards and fluids in beakers. But the reality is that these images are a bit outdated Continue reading “Chemists: Unsung Innovators” »

Does Chemistry Have an Image Problem?

Posted on October 6th, 2017 by

The results of a recent study on chemistry research, conducted by Elsevier’s Reaxys team, suggest that chemistry might need to work on its image. Continue reading “Does Chemistry Have an Image Problem?” »

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